You are here: Home » News-ANI » International » World
Business Standard

Pak wants de-escalation of tensions with India: Sartaj Aziz

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, has said that Pakistan wants de-escalation of tensions with India for the collective good of the entire region.

Radio Pakistan quoted Aziz as saying in an interview that no progress is visible in Pakistan-Indian relations until Narendra Modi is in power in New Delhi. However, Pakistan does not desire escalation of the situation.

Pakistan will continue diplomatic efforts for improvement of ties with India, Aziz said.

Asserting that Pakistan will never compromise on its principled stand on Kashmir, he said that they will continue to extend political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris struggling to get their absolute right to self-determination.

Speaking on Afghanistan, Aziz said Pakistan will continue its reconciliatory role for bringing peace in the neighboring country.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, October 10 2016. 15:13 IST